CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

_
iten
Code
67192
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
3 credits during the 3nd year of 8746 School of Dental Medicine (LM-46) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/05
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (School of Dental Medicine)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course of Clinical Pathology  examines the study of the main characteristics of laboratory examinations and the meaning of some types of disease markers measurable in a clinical laboratory

The technological and organizational realities of a Central Laboratory are illustrated.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide the students with the fundamental elements about the main characteristics of laboratory examinations and the meaning of some of the main classes of diseases markers measurable in a clinical laboratory

Techniques of the various Laboratory Diagnostic Areas are provided .

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide the students with the fundamental elements about the main characteristics of laboratory examinations (accuracy, precision, sensitivity, specificity etc) and about some of the main classes of diseases markers (e.g. inflammation markers, cell damage markers, tumour markers) measurable in a clinical laboratory

Teaching methods

Lectures, with any possible dialectic interactions with the students

Practice in some clinical laboratory

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

General concepts in Clinical Pathology (accuracy, precision, specificity, sensitivity, predictable values).

Inflammation markers. Cell damage markers. Renal function markers. Endocrine function markers. Tumour markers

Some sessions of practice in a clinical laboratory

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes will be available for the students on Aulaweb. Not compulsory support book: Widmann: Interpretazione clinica degli esami di laboratorio, McGrow Hill

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment by email: ntravers@medicina.unige.it o Nicola.Traverso@unige.it ADDRESS DIMES, General Pathology Section, Via Leon Battista Alberti 2, 16132, Genova

Ricevimento: Students can book an appointment with the professors; professors and students will agree on date and time. Address, Phone, Mail Professor Ottavia Barbieri’s Room: L.go R. Benzi 10, (CBA Torre B piano 0) tel. 010 5558260 e-mail: ottavia.barbieri@unige.it

Exam Board

GIUSEPPE MURDACA (President)

GILBERTO FILACI (President)

PAOLO DURANDO (President)

PATRIZIA ZENTILIN (President)

NICOLA TRAVERSO

GINO TRIPODI

ITALO PORTO

LUCA NANNI

MARTINA BURLANDO

MARCO CANEPA

OTTAVIA BARBIERI

SIMONE NEGRINI

FRANCESCO PUPPO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, with any possible dialectic interactions with the students

Practice in some clinical laboratory

LESSONS START

March 2019

EXAMS

Exam description

Multiple choice test

Assessment methods

The students will undergo a written multiple choice test, with about 35 questions, about all the subjects of the course. Each correct answer will give 1 point. No penalty will be applied for wrong answer. The punctuation will be converted proportionally in XX/30. With punctuations  <18/30 the examination will not be approved.